Hackers steal $100 million from Bangladesh central bank’s account in US Federal Reserve Bank

Bangladesh Newsnews54sf4fs45sf5Bangladesh’s central bank has confirmed that its account at the US Federal Reserve Bank was hacked and over USD 100 million stolen from foreign reserve. A Bangladesh Bank spokesman confirmed the theft amid media uproar after sources in the central bank hinted that unknown hackers had stolen USD 101 million of which USD 81 million entered the Philippines and the rest went to Sri Lanka to be used in casino business.